Gardening

Another Reason Why I Grow Flowers with my Vegetables…

There's no doubt that the best tasting tomato or pepper is the one you pick out of your own back yard.  Herbs from your own garden make food taste better than herbs from the grocery store.  Some people, myself included, are mixing in flowers with their veggies.  Why? Once a new gardener has grown tomatoes… Continue reading Another Reason Why I Grow Flowers with my Vegetables…

Books

Place-Setting Categorization…A FunBook Every College Girl Should Enjoy

Forks, Knives and Spoons, by Leah DeCesare  is a great book for girls going off to college, and possibly enjoyable for young women in their 20s too.  A mother-daughter book club would enjoy discussing about this book, especially if the mom attended college in the 80's, the time that the novel was set.  The details… Continue reading Place-Setting Categorization…A FunBook Every College Girl Should Enjoy

Family History · Labradors and Friends

Dale Goes to Jail… But He thinks He’s at Camp and Makes Some Art

Dale, the big blind Labrador, had been a naughty boy. Very naughty.  The Dog Mom needed a break from Dale.  So, Dale went to Jail.  It wasn’t actually Jail.  It was more like a three-week playdate with his dog-cousin Ivy, at our daughter Sarah’s house.  “Dale goes to Jail” was a bit of a family… Continue reading Dale Goes to Jail… But He thinks He’s at Camp and Makes Some Art